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By Matthew W. Crocker, Martin Pickering, Charles Clifton Jr

The architectures and mechanisms underlying language processing shape one vital a part of the final constitution of cognition. This publication, written via major specialists within the box, brings jointly linguistic, mental, and computational views on many of the basic concerns. a number of basic introductory chapters supply overviews on very important psycholinguistic learn frameworks and spotlight either shared assumptions and arguable matters. next chapters discover syntactic and lexical mechanisms, the interplay of syntax and semantics in language figuring out, and the results for cognitive structure.

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Diagnostic evaluation of speech intelligibility. E. ) Speech Intelligibility and Speaker Recognition, pp. 374–387. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Stroudsburg (1977) 22. : Evaluating processed speech using the diagnostic rhyme test. Speech Technol. 1 Rhyme Tests Many of the English intelligibility tests use rhyming words as its speech under test. The Fairbanks test allowed the users to fill in any valid initial consonant in its test [3]. House et al. further constrained the material to six monosyllabic rhyming words [5, 6].

The walls were lined with sound-insulating sheets and padded with glass-wool panels. The floor was lined with sound-absorption rugs. The doors and windows were covered with sound-insulating curtains. The background noise in this room was approximately 40 dBA during the daytime. We tested intelligibility in real space with five listeners, all in their early twenties, with normal hearing. Unfortunately, some but not all these listeners the same as the listeners in the tests described in the previous section.

5, shows the full 192-word list with 16 word-pairs per feature. The word-list is designed to be consistent with the English DRT word list so that we may directly compare our results on Japanese speech with English DRT results. The “ ’ ”symbol (single quotation) in the list indicates the mora boundary. 6 Japanese DRT word-pair list (standard list) Voicing Nasality Sustention Sibilation Graveness Compactness za’i-sa’i daku-taku giji-kiji gin-kin zu’i-su’i gu’u-ku’u ze’i-se’i deba-teba zo’o-so’o goji-koji man-ban na’i-da’i misu-bisu miru-biru muri-buri mushi-bushi men-ben neru-deru mon-bon nora-dora hashi-kashi hata-kata shiri-chiri hiru-kiru suki-tsuki suna-tsuna hen-ken heri-keri hoshi-koshi horu-koru jamu-gamu chaku-kaku shiki-hiki chiji-kiji chu’u-ku’u jun-gun she’a-he’a sheru-heru jo’o-go’o shoji-hoji waku-raku pa’i-ta’i mi’e-ni’e misu-nisu muku-nuku mushi-nushi men-nen pen-ten mo’o-no’o poro-toro yaku-waku ka’i-pa’i gin-bin kiza-piza kuro-puro yu’u-ru’u gen-ben ken-pen goki-boki yoka-roka However, Japanese only has five vowel-contexts as opposed to English, which has eight.

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